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Hi

When you set up an LC (tank) circuit there is oscillation due to charge and discharge of capactor and storage of energy in the inductor.

How do you prove that it is simple harmonic? And also how do you prove (mathematically) energy is conserved in an undamped LC oscillation?

2. Relevant equations

For C: emf= q/c

For L: emf= -L (dI/dt)

3. The attempt at a solution

emf across C=emf across L

ie, q/c + L (dI/dt) = 0

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# Homework Help: Energy considerations in LC oscillations. How is it in SHM?

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